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Children adopted from China perform better in secondary education
Statistics Netherlands announced today that children adopted from China perform better at school than non-adopted children; 15-year-old children with a Chinese background more often attend...
EU's importance as US trading partner growing again
The EU’s share in the US goods trade has increased since 2013. In the first nine months of 2015, the share was 18.5 percent of total US goods trade.
Number of adopted children nearly reduced by half
In recent years, fewer children were adopted in the Netherlands. Over the period 2004-2008, the number of adoptions was almost reduced by half.
Half of all adult adoptees have searched for birth information
Half of all intercountry adoptees who are now adults have ever searched for information on their background.
Dutch spent 141 million euro in China last year
In 2007, Dutch travellers to China spent 141 million euro, an increase by 3 percent relative to 2006.
Natural products important for trade with Indonesia
Dutch firms have imported more natural products. Imports of vegetable fats and oils have gone up especially.
Internationalisation Monitor 2020, second quarter: China
The link between China and the Netherlands is evident from the bilateral trade, direct investments, export earnings, Chinese workers and students. China is one of the Netherlands' largest trading...
Imports from China: from T-shirts to tablet PCs
China is the main supplier of high-tech products for the Netherlands. The import of high-tech products such as computers and mobile phones is gaining ground to the detriment of low-tech products,...
Greater demand for Dutch products outside EU
Figures published by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) today show that exports of Dutch products to countries outside the EU have more than doubled over the past decade.
Sustained growth for air transport in 2007
Transport of passengers and goods through Dutch airports continued to grow in 2007.
More than 55 thousand children adopted since 1956
Since the introduction of adoption legislation in 1956, more than 55 thousand children have been adopted in the Netherlands.
Number of adopted children reduced by half since 2004
Last year, 672 children were adopted by Dutch parents, approximately as many as in 2009, but considerably fewer than in record year 2004, when 1,378 children were adopted.
Less industrial waste exported to China
In the first eight months of 2018, exports of industrial products to China amounted to nearly 4.8 billion euros, representing a year-on-year decrease of 860 million euros.
9 billion euro worth of goods imported from Japan
The total value of goods imported from Japan last year was 9 billion euro, a 27 percent increase from 2009. Imports of machinery and transport equipment grew significantly.
Imports from China rising more slowly
Dutch companies increase their imports of Chinese goods almost every year. However, since 2004 the value of goods imported from China has risen by less each year.
Huge amount of cold-stored and deep-frozen products shipped in containers
Nearly 24 thousand containers (half a million tons of goods) with cold-stored and deep-frozen products are transported overseas to the Netherlands every month.